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Congo Airways has announced the resumption of its regional flights. From December 13, 2020, the national company of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), will relaunch its connection to Johannesburg in South Africa, from Kinshasa.
The line will be operated by A320-200, via Lubumbashi every Sunday.
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Africa prepares for second wave of pandemic
This week, health authorities in both South Africa and Egypt, which combined account for over half of all COVID-19 cases recorded on the African continent, have warned of imminent second-wave outbreaks.
Meanwhile, national governments in Sub-Saharan Africa… read more
National Aviation Services (NAS), a leading airport services provider has been awarded a new ground handling license - Certificat d’Operateur d’Assistance en Escale (COEA) by the Civil Aviation Authority (Autorité de l’Aviation Civile - AAC) of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Under the terms of the COEA, NAS will offer … read more
The long term vision is to create a new East-West Railway System: phase 1A from Chingola-Solwezi; Phase-1B from Solwezi to Kalumbila and Phase 2 from Kalumbila to the Angola border. The three parties have signed a co-operation agreement to perform a study for Phase 1A. The study is scheduled to be completed in the first quar… read more
The shortest international flights in the world have been revealed by aviation analytics firm OAG after crunching the numbers from 2019’s flight schedules. Despite crossing country borders, many of these flights are unbelievably short, with six of the 10 shortest coming in at under 60 nautical miles long! Although these figures are based … read more
Mwant Jet continues to expand its fleet. On August 8, the young company from the Democratic Republic of Congo, led by pilot and businesswoman GUEDA AMANI Yav, took delivery of a new Embraer E145. The 50-seat aircraft (msn 145601) is owned by the British carrier, Eastern Airways.
With this acquisition, Mwant Jet … read more
If you may have been wondering which African countries are reopening for tourism, this is for you! Many African nations are starting to reopen airports, remove curfews, and slowly resume international tourism.
Most countries in Africa have been very strict on containing the spread of the virus, with most of them going into complete lockdow… read more
Domestic and international flights will be able to resume in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) from August 15, 2020. It is indeed on this day that the country will reopen its air, sea and land borders, and will allow the resumption of migratory movements between its different provinces. This is what emerges from the speech of Pre… read more
As the global community of tourists await a final end to the COVID- 19 scare which has crippled tourism around the world, many options await tourists who would like to explore beautiful safaris. The beautiful scenes in Democratic Republic of Congo has been tipped as a must- visit.
In a report by chimreports.com, the Democratic Republic of … read more
Ensuring the sustainability of freight transport especially by rail should be one of the key objectives of governments of SADC. Integral to this is to maximize the proportion of freight transported by rail as opposed to road. In the last 15 years, rail freight km’s have only grown by 15%, coupled to this and directly impacting this is the… read more